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presepio figure, black female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, black female, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, lamé, plywood, wax
  • Object Height: 27.3 cm
    Object Height: 10 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2778
Description

Gold lamé gown with trim, netting over head, green "jewel" in front, gold beaded necklace. Black terracotta, painted features; stuffed body, one hand of wax, one hand of terracotta. Ply-wood stand.